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College and Career Readiness–Jason Klein–An Overview of Postsecondary and Workforce Reading (PWR) Act

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  • Postsecondary and Workforce Reading (PWR) Act Overview
    October 14, 2021
    7:45 am - 9:15 am

Do you have questions about Illinois’ major College and Career Readiness Initiatives? If so, Midwest Principals’ Center is here to help. Through its recent partnership with the Illinois P-20 Network, we are now offering a series of online introductory presentations on key College and Career Readiness topics for school leaders of all levels.

  • October 14: An Overview of the Postsecondary and Workforce Reading (PWR) Act
    The intent of the PWR Act and the focus of its educational reforms.
  • November 18: PaCE Framework
    Ensuring that all students, families and communities are engaged in career awareness.
  • January 13: Career Pathways Endorsements
    Restructuring schools and learning to ensure that students are mastering competencies that are in-demand in the workplace and necessary for success in a community.
  • March 3: Competency-Based Education
    A shift from seat time and letter grades to personalization and a mastery of concepts and skills.

Jason Klein

During each of these 90-minute, web-based presentations, Jason Klein, Director of P-20 Initiatives, will provide a high-level overview of the key elements of Illinois’ plan. Additionally, there will be opportunity for interaction, networking, and avenues for additional support.

Presentation #1: An Overview of the Post-secondary and Workforce Reading (PWR) Act

WHEN: October 14, 2021

TIME: 7:45am – 9:15am


These presentations are free to all Midwest Principals’ Center members. If your organization is not already a member of the Midwest Principals’ Center (MPC), learn more about MPC organizational or individual membership.

For more information and to sign up, visit: www.midwestprincipalscenter.org


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